Fr. Gregory Kareta
Publicly accused in the Monterey diocese in 2003 of abuse of an 11-year-old boy in 1973-74. Three other alleged victims corroborated the charges. Criminal charges dismissed in 2003 due to Supreme Court ruling. Kareta also admitted abusing a youth in the 1960s in WI. Accuser told L.A. archdiocese in 1985; Kareta was kept active. Died 10/4/06. Personnel file released in 1/13. On the Monterey diocese’s list 1/2/19. It notes a report received in 2002 of abuse in the 1970s. Included on the Fresno diocese’s 8/21 list of credibly accused.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune 02.07.03
- Press Enterprise 02.08.03
- San Bernardino Sun 02.11.03
- San Luis Obispo Tribune 03.21.03
- San Luis Obispo Tribune 03.25.03
- San Luis Obispo Tribune 04.16.03
- San Luis Obispo Tribune 07.02.03
- San Luis Obispo Tribune 01.27.04
- LA Archdiocesan Report 02.17.04
- New Times 03.28.13
- Diocese of Monterey List 01.02.19
- Diocese of Fresno List accessed 01.17.22
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